She smiled, "Yes? Austin"
London, EnglandThe night had fallen and the sky was aglow with bright city lights. He sat down in front of the television after filling his plate with chicken cutlets, mashed potatoes, and peas. He glanced over his mother who was sitting on a single couch, weaving a red scarf, "Mother," He called, gaining her attention. She turned to him and gave a questioning look. He rubbed the bridge of his nose thoughtfully, a thing he did only when he was thinking or hesitating."Why did we leave the island?" He asked reluctantly afte
Austin sat on a long bench, waiting patiently outside the room. It had been an hour. Her mother finally walked out of the room and he stood up immediately, taking her handbag, and went to her side, helping her to walk, "What did the doctor say?" He asked.Her mother shook her head, "Nothing serious. Let's go home," They came home in a taxi and her mother went straight to her bedroom, resting. He leaned against the door frame, watching her mother silently. He wondered if it was really nothing serious. He couldn't help but worry. He stayed there for a few minutes before shuffling over to the living room. He slumped on the couch and took out a card from his pocket. He had kept it with hi